KOTA KINABALU: A total of 58 per cent of the eligible voters have cast their ballots as of 3pm in the 16th Sabah state election today, the Election Commission (EC) said.
It was an increase of four per cent from the voter turnout recorded at 2 pm.
The EC is targetting a turnout between 70 and 75 per cent by the time all polling stations close at 5 pm.
A total of 2,540 channels at 741 polling centres were opened for the 73 state constituencies at 7.30 am to enable voters to pick a government for the next five years.
A total of 1,088,711 voters are eligible to vote today. -Bernama